August 2018

The pros and cons of air con
 
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August 2018

The height of summer means heat, and more and more of you are turning to air conditioning to keep your cool. We take a look at the pros and cons of air con – and offer up some low-cost alternatives. For those focused on the great outdoors before summer ends, we have 10 great local hiking tips to consider before you hit the trail. And when you go – make sure to snap a pic. You could use it to win great prizes in our Clean Getaway photo contest.

The pros and cons of air con: are lower-cost alternatives the better way to go?

The pros and cons of air con: are lower-cost alternatives the better way to go?

Air conditioning might seem like an easy way to get a decent night's sleep in summer, but you might sleep even easier if you save a little money. We break down your best option for keeping your cool, and what it might cost you.

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My Clean Getaway photo contest: show us your B.C. summer

My Clean Getaway photo contest: show us your B.C. summer

Until August 10, you have a chance to win a waterproof camera or MEC gift card when you submit a photo. Learn more


Make your smart speaker even smarter with a new energy trial

Make your smart speaker even smarter with a new energy trial

If you already own a Google Home or an Amazon Echo, you'll want to get in on our new trial to integrate your speaker with MyHydro. Learn more


PNE Prize Home is no Zero

PNE Prize Home is no Zero

But it is Net Zero-ready. Take a look at this year's spectacular PNE Prize home – designed to use 80% less power than the B.C. Building Code standard. Learn more


10 tips from an avid hiker

10 tips from an avid hiker

Whether you're ready to face the daunting but indescribable West Coast trail or are looking for something close to home, we've got a few pointers. Learn more

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